thyroid cartilage

noun

: the chief cartilage of the larynx that consists of two broad lamellae joined at an angle and that forms the Adam's apple

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“Thyroid cartilage.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thyroid%20cartilage. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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